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Finding an Opponent

The Chatbox - A live chat board used to interact with other users and set up matches. Open Challenges - Challenges posted by players actively logged on open for all members of the community to join.

Sending a Challenge

Challenges can be sent to players from their profile. Click a players name on the Online Now list or in the Chatbox, click challenge, then select the Game Mode, entry fee, and date/time. Once a challenge is sent the details are posted under Tournaments on the My Tournaments page and your opponent is sent a message through their mail box with the challenge details.

Accepting a Challenge

Anytime a player challenges you the match details as well as the option to accept or decline the challenge will be posted under Tournaments on the My Tournament. You will also receive a message through your mail box

Ready to Play

Setting up a tournament is a 3 step process. Player A sends the challenge, Player B accepts, Player A finalizes the match and locks it in. Once the match is ready to be played the report option will become available under Tournaments on the My Tournament page. Do not start playing until the match is locked in and the report option is posted. If the match does not lock in there is no binding agreement for us to enforce

Contacting Opponent

At any point that you and your opponent are ready to play, you will want to send them a message with your online gamer tag or persona and establish a place to meet online to play the match. Upon completion of the match, your results are recorded by GT and your payout will be sent to the winner automatically.

Your Opponent Has Been Posted

The moment each round launches you will receive an email informing you of who your opponent is for that round and the match details will be posted under Tournaments on the My Tournament page.

Checking In

Once a match is posted you will need to log on to GamingTourney.com, check in, and be ready to play. Players have 10 minutes from when the round starts to 'Check In'. The option to check in is posted in the Tournaments on the My Tournaments page. Failure to �Check In� within 10 minutes will result in a forfeit.

Contacting Your Opponent

At any point that you or your opponent are ready to play, you will want to send them a message with your online gamer tag or persona and establish a place to meet online to play the match

Reporting Match Results

No need to report any results, GamingTourney tracks your private matches and automatically sets up payouts.

Your Opponent Has Been Posted

The moment each round launches you will receive an email informing you of who your opponent is for that round and the match details will be posted under Tournaments on the My Tournament page.

Hour Rule

You have 24 hours from the time each round is posted to submit the times you are available to play. Failure to post the times you are available to play within 24 hours of a round launching will result in an automatic forfeit.

Posting Your Available Times

A match is only scheduled if both you and your opponent post the time slot as a time you can be available to play. If and when a match is scheduled players are informed via internal message and email of the scheduled match time, the scheduled match time is also posted under Tournaments on the My Tournament page.

Play Now

At any time the a round is current and both you and your opponent are logged on to the site you and your opponent have the option to play the match by clicking Play Now. Any time both you and your opponent are logged on to the site the Play Now option will be located under the Tournaments on the My Tournament page. If the opposing player does not respond to a request to play now within 15 minutes the match will reset to the scheduled match time. If you both click Play now there is no longer a scheduled match time, there is no longer a deadline to enforce, and if the tournament is not played. Upon match start you will have 1 hour to play the match, if it�s not played within that 1 hour the tournament will be cancelled.

Unable to Schedule a Match

If both players post the times they can be available to play and none of those times match a match time will not be scheduled. You will want to message your opponent through the mail box on the site and attempt to play on your own time. If the match is not played by the time the round has to be advanced because of time restrictions the player that made themselves more available to play will be advanced.

Contacting Your Opponent

At any point that you or your opponent are ready to play, you will want to send them a message with your online gamer tag or persona and establish a place to meet online to play the match.

General

GamingTourney.com facilitates skill-based video game tournaments and head-to-head matches for cash prizes. All major mobile devices supported as well as most popular skill-base video games like Vainglory. We only support Vainglory for the time being, we will add more games in the future.
We take security very seriously at GamingTourney.com. Our system is protected behind an industrial strength firewall. All sensitive data is transmitted through high-grade 256-bit encryption to protect against interception. All of our financial transactions are handled by PayPal, the leader in secure online payment systems.
GamingTourney.com is 100% free to sign up and there are no monthly subscription charges. You can subscribe weekly for bonuses and prizes. Check the Cashier section -> Subscribers for more info.
Because the games that are being played for cash prizes are games of skill and not games of chance, it is legal. However, there are 6 states within the United States where the participation in skill-based video game tournaments for cash prizes is considered illegal. If you live in the following states, you may not play for cash prizes on GamingTourney.com. Alaska, Arizona, Delaware, Maryland and Tennessee.
GamingTourney.com works as a secured third party for online gamers to set up head-to-head tournaments. Once a tournament has been accepted by all members, money from both accounts is automatically deposited into our secure escrow account. After the online game has been played, GT automatically picks up on your results after about a minute or two.The winner's account will automatically be credited.
If you can play a head-to-head match online and it is a game of skill, not chance, then we support it. A list of all our available games can be found under choose a platform section on the homepage. We are also always open to suggestions. If you don't see a game that you want to play listed, simply contact us and we will add it for you.
GamingTourney.com supports the following systems: All Mobile Devices
Under no circumstance do we charge a card or Paypal account without consent
There is a 12% service fee once you withdraw your earnings. If you part take in you subscription service you can lower this fee to 10%. You are able to withdraw if you have 25$ or more on your account. Service fees help the site operate smoothly and offer big money tournaments, bonuses, and other rewards.
You must be 18 or older to become a GamingTourney.com member.
As soon as you send a challenge to another user those funds become unavailable to be used to compete in other tournaments. Once a challenge is sent you have two options. You can proceed with setting the match up and play or you can cancel the posted challenge. Sent challenges can be canceled from the My Tournaments page.

Deposits

There are multiple ways to credit your GamingTourney.com account on the cashier page:
  • Verified PayPal Account
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Pre-paid Gift Card
  • Bitcoin
  • We are also planning to add Electroneum
  • GamingTourney.com will never charge your card without your consent for any reason. There is a $5 minimum on all deposits.
This typically occurs because the information on your GamingTourney.com account does not match the information linked to the card. For any transaction that does not go through the hold generally lasts 24-72 hours and when the hold is released the funds will be added back to your cards balance. Also if you are using a credit card, you will be asked to verify it.
We accept most pre-paid VISA and Mastercards.
It can happen for any number of reasons that vary from not having enough money on the card, the card having restrictions that result in the attempted deposit not going through, issues with the internet provider, the computers fire wall settings etc.
Bonus cash will be placed in a pending account for each gamer. As you play games on GamingTourney, funds will be automatically transferred from your pending account to your normal GamingTourney account at a rate of 5% times your match entry amount. These bonus cash terms apply unless otherwise stated.
We welcome members from all over the world to participate in our video game skill tournaments. All transactions for GamingTourney.com are in U.S. dollars. PayPal, our primary payment processor, will automatically convert your deposit in U.S. dollars to your native currency, deducting the proper amount from your credit card or PayPal account. If you have any questions please contact support@GamingTourney.com.

Withdraws

GamingTourney.com can process withdraws via direct deposit into your PayPal account or for residents of the U.S. or Canada, a check can be sent. There is a $3 Transaction Processing Fee on all Paypal withdraws and a $24.95 Transaction Processing Fee on all Check withdraws. Withdraws can be requested on the Cashier page.
All regular withdrawals are processed within 7 business days. Express check withdraws will arrive within 1 business day.
Express withdraws happen fast, real fast! We process express withdraws via PayPal every single day. If you select an express withdraw through PayPal, you will receive your withdraw on the following day! If you select an express withdraw via check, the check will be processed the following business day and overnighted via UPS. There is an additional $10 fee for express Paypal withdraw request and a $24.95 fee to have checks overnighted (overnight check option is for United States residents only).

Account

NO. Our policy is, only one account per individual and billing address.
If you are interested in being sponsored by GamingTourney.com, please send an email to support@GamingTourney.com and we will contact you.
Unfortunately GamingTourney.com is not legal in every state. If you live in Alaska, Arizona, Delaware, Maryland, or Tennessee you may not play video games for cash prizes. Keep checking back with us, as laws change, we will open up to new states.
Check out our walkthroughs section for more information on how to get started.
We recommend that you have a broadband internet connection for your ultimate online mobile gaming experience.
The My Tournaments is where you can view all of the action.